Yoshiwara soapland chain busted for prostitution, 39 arrested
News On Japan via Tokyo Reporter -- Oct 30
Tokyo Metropolitan Police on Saturday busted the operator of a chain of erotic bathhouses based in the Yoshiwara district of Taito Ward on prostitution charges.
Officers from the peace preservation division took Sun World Holdings president Nobuo Komatsuzaki, 67, whose company presides over the Orange Group's chain of eight soapland clubs, executive Riichi Hasukawa, 51, and 37 other suspects into custody for violations related to the Anti-Prostitution Law.
China's television regulator has ordered a crackdown on dramas about the country's battles with Japan during and before World War Two and demanded they be more serious, state media said on Friday, following viewer complaints about ludicrous storylines. (Reuters )
Shukan Post (May 24) conveys the difficulties experienced by other parts of the adult-entertainment biz in servicing customers from the communist nation.
A deri heru (“delivery health”) call-girl tells the tabloid that she is often requested to arrive at major hotels in the Shinjuku and Ikebukuro entertainment areas of Tokyo by Chinese visitors. (Tokyo Reporter)
Police on Friday said that a real estate company employee was stabbed by an unknown assailant in the lobby of an office building near JR Akihabara station. The man is currently in a serious condition in hospital. (Japan Today )